Author Archives: Hal Swerrisen

Hal Swerrisen

About Hal Swerrisen

Hal Swerissen is a Fellow in the Health program at Grattan Institute.

HAL SWERISSEN. The New Normal: how we’ll live with Covid-19

The Covid-19 restrictions are painful, but they have worked. Some restrictions will soon be lifted. But what will the ‘new normal’ look like?

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HAL SWERISSEN. Obesity: individual responsibility isn’t enough

When individual choices cost tax payers $5.2 billion in extra health and welfare services for obesity, the market has failed. When the market fails, it is legitimate for government to act.  

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